Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy governs the way in which Watson Law Group, APC, collects and uses personal and non-personal information we learn about you from your visit to this website (the “Website”). This use is separate and distinct from Watson Law Group, APC’s use of information obtained during a client relationship because, as a law firm, client information is used in accordance with strict legal ethical rules.

Non-Personal Information

Watson Law Group, APC may collect non-personal information about your activity at this Website. The Website may automatically recognize and store information about the type of browser you are using; your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address; the time, date, and length of your visit; and the referring site. This information, if collected, is collected via computer code sent to your computer (commonly referred to as “cookies”). The cookies will not expire, unless you manually delete them or set your browser to reject them. If you do not accept the cookies, however, you may have difficulty navigating the Website.

Personal Information

Watson Law Group, APC collects no personal information about you, typically defined as individually identifying information such as your name or email address, unless you voluntary submit it. It is possible that such a submission may occur by clicking on various links, such as “Contact Us,” or by contacting an individual Watson Law Group, APC attorney via an email address provided in a hyperlink.

Territoriality

Our computer systems are currently based in the United States and the content of our Website is directed to U.S. residents. Your personal data will be processed by us in the United States, where data protection and privacy regulations may or may not be equal to the level of protection as in other parts of the world, such as in Canada and the European Union. BY VISITING THE WEBSITE, YOU UNEQUIVOCALLY AND UNAMBIGUOUSLY CONSENT TO THE COLLECTION AND PROCESSING IN THE UNITED STATES OF ANY PERSONAL AND NON-PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED OR OBTAINED BY WATSON LAW GROUP, APC THROUGH VOLUNTARY SUBMISSIONS, AND THAT UNITED STATES LAW GOVERNS ANY SUCH COLLECTION AND PROCESSING.

Use

Watson Law Group, APC uses non-personal information to manage the Website. Watson Law Group, APC may analyze the data about visits to the Website to make it more accessible and interesting for visitors. Further, Watson Law Group, APC may share this data with third parties, usually to provide services for Watson Law Group, APC associated with the maintenance of the Website.

If you submit information to the Website, the information will be used for the purpose you requested. For example, if you submit a question, your information will be used to respond to you. That information may be stored and maintained. Watson Law Group, APC may also use that information to provide you with additional information in the future that it deems may be of interest to you. In addition, Watson Law Group, APC may share this information with third parties to fulfill your request or to provide other services that may be of interest to you. If you do not wish Watson Law Group, APC to use your information in accordance with this policy, please do not submit any personal information to Watson Law Group, APC or its attorneys.

Watson Law Group, APC may disclose any such information to the extent that it is required by law or to such an extent as it reasonable believes is necessary to protect its legal interests. The information collected from you may be transferred to a third party in the event of a sale, acquisition, merger or bankruptcy involving Watson Law Group, APC.

Update and Opt-Out

If you would like to update any information you have sent to Watson Law Group, APC, or if you do not want to receive information from Watson Law Group, APC, please contact us at contact@watsonlawgroup.org.

Watson Law Group, APC will make reasonable efforts to honor any request you make to forgo contacts with you in the future or delete your information. Please note that if you make an opt-out request, Watson Law Group, APC will retain your contact information to make efforts to ensure that you are not contacted in the future.

To the extent required by the CAN-SPAM Act, or other similar domestic and international regulation, commercial email messages will also provide you with an opportunity to opt-out of receiving this information. Please note that changes to your preferences may not be effective immediately.

Revisions to the Privacy Policy

The Internet and the benefits it offers are evolving rapidly, as are the ways in which people use the Internet and the laws surrounding such use. Watson Law Group, APC therefore reserves the right to update and revise this Privacy Policy at any time. You can determine if this Privacy Policy has been revised since your last visit by referring to the “Effective Date” at the top of this page. Your use of our Website constitutes your acceptance of the terms of the Privacy Policy as amended or revised by us, and you should therefore review this Privacy Policy regularly to ensure that you are aware of its terms.

California Privacy Rights

Beginning on January 1, 2005, California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as S.B. 27, or the “Shine the Light” law, allows California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosures in the prior calendar year, if any, of their personally identifiable information to third parties for their own direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please contact us at:

contact@watsonlawgroup.org

with “California Privacy Request” in the letter subject line. You must include sufficient detail for us to locate your file; at a minimum, your name, email and postal address.

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